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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Me Time, Homey Stuff

So I am trying really hard to make time for myself lately, because I have noticed the less time allow myself the more horrible I start to feel, the more tired and old I feel.

I also bought myself a few things, even if was only because all my favorite places to shop were having sales.  I  bought myself some new skincare items.  I purchased some Origins face wash, toner and moisturizer.  I have read great things about Origins and thought I would give it a try.  So far so good, I am really liking it.

Then I got some stuff from Bath and Body Works.  They too were having an awesome sale.  Some candles in yummy fall scents.

                                            A cute owl plug in with fall scent bulbs. Can you tell I love fall?

I am also trying to decorate our home to make it beautiful and homey.  I started today by creating a central location for my kids’ schedules and bags. So I did this with a little help from my hubby.
This is the first time I feel at home in a place that we have lived.

So Long Summer

Well summer is officially over and we didn’t get to even half the things on our bucket list.  My daughter has therapy 4 days a week so that kind of prevented us from venturing out too much.  Now I feel terrible, that we didn’t get to do all of the things that I planned, all of the things we wanted to do together.  I love to have both my kids at home with me and my heart is breaking that my son has to go back to school.
Therapy sessions will continue for another year for Little Miss and then she is turned over to the school system, uggghh. I get sick to my stomach when I even think about it. So summer, I regret we didn’t do enough but luckily the weather doesn’t change down here so we can probably still do summer like things well into fall on the weekends.

Great Friends and Disney Fun

We had a wonderful 4 day weekend.  We went to Disney World with some great friends from NY and had a blast.  Disney is a great way for us to spend family time together, it is a way for us to unwind, to have lots of fun, have some great food and get A LOT of exercise.

It was so nice seeing our friends and spending time with them and their kiddos.  Fun was definitely had by all.

I will miss them but look forward to our annual meeting in Disney World.

CARDIOLOGY STRESS

Stressing out big time.  My daughter has her yearly visit to the cardiologist coming up this week.  We are seeing a new doctor which completely adds to the stress.  People who have been there understand completely what I am going through and feeling right now.  All the stress of the surgery and the terrifying feelings flood my brain.  I get so scared that they will tell me she needs to have another surgery, I worry that this doctor who doesn’t know her will want to do test after test looking for a problem.  I just worry, I’m a worrier.  And she also has to go on her birthday, which I know seems cruel but it was the only appointment I could get and it’s super early so we will get it over and done with.

South, School, Homeschool

I am getting used to the south.  It is definitely hot that is for sure.  It’s like someone puts a hot, wet washcloth over your face as soon as you walk out the door.  Other than that we are enjoying it, we are going to start making time to see all the things there are to see. I am thinking about homeschooling my kids next year, I need a year to get organized and figure out what to do.  My son currently loves school so we will see.

I know I will most likely homeschool my daughter, because there isn’t inclusion here and I am not comfortable with that.  If anyone has any homeschooling advice I would appreciate it.